Persefoni launches with $3.5 million and a carbon accounting system for industry

Persefoni launches with $3.5 million and a carbon accounting system for industry

Kentaro Kawamori and Jason Offerman, the co-founders of new start-up Persefoni, which aims to make carbon reporting easier for big corporations, understand a couple of aspects of carbon emissions. The two men fulfilled at Chesapeake Energy Corp., an Oklahoma City-based energy business focused on oil and gas extraction that ranks as among the biggest polluters […]
Kawamori, whose colorful career consists of no more than two-year stints at companiesincluding Accenture, Insight, SoftwareONE and Major League Video gaming before rising to the chief digital officer function at Chesapeake Energy, met Offerman at the energy business just as the business was assisting the U.S. presume a dominant position in the oil and gas energy world. Together, the 2 men left to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities and connected up with a family office called Rice Financial Investment Group, in late 2019.” Institutional investors are getting aggressive on requiring companies to disclose their sustainability metrics,”said Kawamori, who serves as Persefoni’s primary executive. While Persefoni utilizes standardized reporting metrics, the business’s software application just allows reporting based on the criteria that companies develop for their metrics….